Nagra (National Cooperative for the Disposal of Radioactive Waste) is the Swiss technical competence centre in the field of deep geological disposal of radioactive waste.

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Financial contributions and donations made by Nagra in 2019


Every year, Nagra publishes information on its financial contributions and donations to third parties.

«The picture is coming together»


Nagra has completed drilling of the Marthalen borehole.

Severin Wälchli elected to Nagra's Executive Board


Nagra’s Board of Directors elected Severin Wälchli as new Division Head Planning & Construction of Deep Geological Repositories and member of the Executive Board as of 1st July.

“Nagra achieved a great deal in 2019”


Nagra’s annual general meeting took place today, and Corina Eichenberger, President of the Board of Directors, expressed her satisfaction with the fiscal year 2019.

Archaeologists to investigate potential drill site in Rheinau


Within the next few days, archaeological investigations will begin in Rheinau – on land where Nagra will potentially drill a deep borehole.

Visits to the drill sites and the rock laboratories are possible again


We are pleased to be offering guided tours of our Bözberg and Marthalen drill sites again. Guided tours of the Mont Terri Rock Laboratory and the Grimsel Test Site can be booked again, too.

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What exactly is radioactivity and how can we protect ourselves from it? (subtitles in english)

What exactly is radioactivity? How can we protect ourselves from radioactivity? We hear these questions very often at trade fairs or school events. Answers to this can be found in our new animated explanatory film on "radioactivity". Learn more about the different types and sources of radiation in three minutes.

More information on the disposal of radioactive waste can be found on our blog:

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